Mercurius is in the process of funding and staffing its research and operations.
The Principles in Mercurius are made up of a mix of seasoned professionals.
Karl Seck, President and CEO
Karl has spent most of his career in the petroleum refining field as a process engineer. He has held design, technical services, optimization, and operations management positions with three oil companies. Karl started his own process consulting service 8 years ago. He received a BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. Connect on LinkedIn.
Michael Vevera, CFO
Michael has started-up and run successful companies in Japan and Australia. He has a degree in International Finance from Oregon State and a Masters in International Marketing from University of Technology, Sydney. Connect on LinkedIn.
Knud Balsev, VP of Business Development
Knud has 25+ years of international business development experience. He has a BSC from the Danish Technical University.
Anne Uyeda, Sustainability & Communications
Anne has experience working on an international level, primarily in the the area of sustainability standards & certification, as well as waste management consulting. She holds a BS in Environmental Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. Connect on LinkedIn.
Mercurius is fortunate to have a distinguished Board of Advisors.
Dr. Mark Mascal
Mark is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of California Davis. He received his PhD from the University of London, Imperial College and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Strasbourg, France. He was a Lecturer, Loughborough University and the University of Nottingham, UK and a Visiting Professor at UCLA.
Dr. Clayton Wheeler
Clay is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Maine. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. He gained industrial process experience with Texaco, Inc. and as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Pete Kitzman, is Sr. Manager of Risk Management & Procurement for The Kellogg Company. Pete has over 30 years of experience in risk management, strategic project management, biofuel co-product development and agriculture production. He has a BS in Agriculture from Iowa State University.